Mamtha Balla, MD MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Toledo Hospital
2142 N Cove Blvd, Toledo, OH 43606
Dr. Balla is a board-certified internist, and a clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Toledo. She earned her medical degree at Deccan College of Medical Sciences in India, and completed Masters in Public health at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri. Before joining Internal medicine residency, she worked as a clinical research coordinator and ran several trials on movement disorders at the Georgia Health Sciences University, GA. She completed Internal Medicine residency at Abington Jefferson hospital, PA, and currently working at Toledo hospital as a Hospitalist. She teaches residents and medical students of the University of Toledo during their in-patient care rotation.
She always has a passion for preventive medicine as she believes ‘Prevention is better than cure’. She is eager to learn new things and always believe that being a physician, we need to learn and improve every day. And, try to give the highest level of care to the patients. ‘Owning patients’ is her philosophy of clinical practice. She seeks to identify patients’ medical, cultural, psychological, spiritual, and social needs, and develop individualized plan of care.
COVID-19 epidemic, which turned to the pandemic, made her think in both ways as a clinician and a Public health professional, which made her work on this topic and help society. Currently, she is part of the COVID-10 dialogue committee at Toledo hospital and wrote two review articles on COVID-19, One is published, and other is in the review. Also, she is currently working on a safety project on COVID-19 at Toledo and Bay park hospital.